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The Glamour of Hollywood

Know who these people are? You should.

They’re some of the most popular, and often used character actors working in Hollywood today, gathered for a photo shoot for Vanity Fair. Left to right: Stephen Root, James Karen, Christopher McDonald, Danny Trejo, Gary Cole, Margo Martindale, Kurtwood Smith, Bruce Davison, Richard Jenkins, Stephen Lang, Clancy Brown, Judy Greer, J.K. Simmons, and John Hawkes. Next time you go to the movies, try to spot them, up to their usual scene-stealing tricks.

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Wheeler Winston Dixon

Wheeler Winston Dixon, Ryan Professor of Film Studies at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, is an internationally recognized scholar and writer of film history, theory and criticism. He is the author of thirty books and more than 100 articles on film, and appears regularly in national media outlets discussing film and culture trends. Frame by Frame is a collection of his thoughts on a number of those topics. To contact Prof. Dixon for an interview, reach him at 402.472.6064 or wdixon1@unl.edu. Visit him at his website wheelerwinstondixon.com.

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